Maintenance Engineer - Nights

Proactive Recruitment Solutions Limited
Birmingham, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Maintenance Engineer - Nights

Location: Tyseley, Birmingham, West Midlands

Industry: Presswork

Salary:£32,000 plus overtime, plus profit share scheme

Commutable from: Birmingham, West Bromwich, Dudley, Halesowen, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield, Walsall, Coventry, West Midlands

(Keywords: Maintenance Engineer, TPM, Maintenance, fault-finding, Maintenance Technician, Electrical and Mechanical multi-skilled)


My client are a leading 1st tier Automotive manufacturer. Due to continued expansion we are seeking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer for our client who is an award winning manufacturer of pressed components and welded assemblies based in the Birmingham area.

Working for a world class manufacturer of aluminium pressed products and tier 1 automotive supplier to respected global brands, based from high tech 24/7 plant operation in Birmingham.


To ensure that under the direction and guidance of the Works Engineer / Maintenance Coordinator T.P.M's and general maintenance work mechanical & electrical is carried out effectively and efficiently across all areas of the site.

Carry out basic planned maintenance according to the TPM programme.

Review the preventative maintenance plan weekly and report any concerns to your Supervisor.

Assist and liaise with contractors as required or instructed by your Supervisor.

Liaise formally with manufacturing Team Leaders on progress and report any concerns identified.

Mechanical/electrical press, plant and site repairs in accordance with the maintenance report procedure.

Update the maintenance folders as and when required.

Ensure all equipment you are working on or with is safe and fit for the purpose, if not report this to your Supervisor immediately.

Ensure compliance with all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to during work.

Maintain good housekeeping practices in any given work area.

Be prepared to work outside' normal working hours' as and when required.

To attend any training courses and / or meetings when requested

Working within a team in order to improve site maintenance and ensuring that internal/external customer requirements are met.

This position will support the Maintenance Manager in order to provide critical support to the maintenance within the plant.

Responsibilities include the day-to-day maintenance of general equipment used in a presswork and welding manufacturing environment.

The purpose of the job is to minimise and reduce down time of all machines in the plant.

To carry out preventative maintenance duties to reduce downtime.

Some work will also involve PLC fault finding as well as electrical & mechanical work.

Performing preventive maintenance activities

Mechanical fitting, repairs and improvements

Responding effectively to breakdowns

Provide assistance to the Projects Team in implementing changes to equipment

Filter and oil changes, lubrications

Carrying out continuous improvements


Ideally looking for a Maintenance Engineer from a presswork background.

Recognised engineering qualifications

Machine installations, fault-finding and repair.

Hydraulics and Pneumatics, ideally for presses.

The successful applicant will possess good machining, welding and fabrication skills, together with a working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics as in-house repairs and refurbishments are planned.

The successful applicant will be a self-motivated, highly flexible team player, conversant with electrical circuit drawings and able to fault find unaided on electrical circuits.

A knowledge of PLC diagnostics and robotics experience would be advantageous but not essential.

Previous knowledge of power presses and associated equipment would be an advantage but not essential.


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As one of the leading engineering recruitment agencies in the UK, the Proactive Recruitment brand is well respected for the high quality of work that we have delivered for both clients and candidates throughout our history. Our in-depth knowledge of Technical recruitment across our core sectors, enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.

We specialise in permanent opportunities in the automotive, aerospace, electronics, engineering and manufacturing sectors.

DISCLAIMER: Proactive Recruitment is a recruitment agency advertising this vacancy on behalf of their client.

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